Plant Life Cycle: Flowers

Plant Life Cycle: Flowers - Term Definition Tulipomania(in...

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Term: Tulipomania Definition: (in 17th-century Holland) a widespread obsession with tulips, esp. of highly prized varieties, as those of a streaked, variegated, or unusual color Term: "complete" flower Definition: contains all four floral appendages: sepals, petals, stamens and carpels Term: incomplete flowers Definition: lacking one or more of the 4 organs Term: Irregular flowers Definition: bilateral symmetry Term: Hypogynous Definition: situated on the receptacle beneath the pistil and free of the ovary, as stamens, petals, or sepals
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Term: Perigynous Definition: situated around the pistil on the edge of a cuplike receptacle, as stamens or petals Term: Epigynous Definition: (of flowers) having all floral parts conjoint and generally divergent from the ovary at or near its summit Term: In angiosperms, the floral life cycle involves Definition: meiosis, double fertilization, fruit and
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